Having left the EU, the government is setting up for an independent UK state aid or ‘subsidy control’ regime, based on WTO rules. This briefing sets out the background of the new approach and the negotiations on state aid with the EU.
The Government published the following texts on the Gov.uk website:
Draft Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, 14 November 2018 (this includes Protocols on Ireland / Northern Ireland and the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus and Gibraltar)
These texts are also available on the EU’s Taskforce 50 website:
Draft withdrawal agreement, 14 November 2018
The following factsheets have also been published by the European Commission:
European Commission – Fact Sheet: Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland, 14 November 2018
Factsheet and Q&A: Brexit Negotiations: What is in the Withdrawal Agreement, 14 November 2014
The Dublin III Regulation enables the UK to return some asylum seekers to EU Member States without considering their asylum claims. It also provides a legal route for reuniting separated asylum-seeking family members. The Regulation will no longer apply in the UK from the end of this year.
This is a reading list of publications on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and future UK-EU relations from library, research services and committees of the UK and devolved parliaments and assemblies.